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Menard, Lauren Ann; Slater, Robert O. – Online Submission, 2012
American political and civic engagement was examined by life stage and educational attainment levels in 2008 political data. Engaged proportions of older Americans were larger than young Americans for Memberships, Voting, and Social Trust. A larger proportion of Young Adults (23%) than Older Adults (19%), however, was found for Online…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Older Adults, Voting, Trust (Psychology)
Turturean, Monica; Turturean, Ciprian – Online Submission, 2012
In this article we will try to realize a comparative study in order to find out if the internet has a positive or a negative role for undergraduate's university students. The purpose of this study is to identify the perception of undergraduate university students regarding the effects of the internet for their scientific activities and their…
Descriptors: Internet, Comparative Analysis, Undergraduate Students, Educational Needs
Ahrens, Andreas; Wen, Melody Ling-Yu; Huang, Ya-Hui; Zascerinska, Jelena; Bassus, Olaf – Online Submission, 2010
The social dimension of Web 2.0 penetrates our society more thoroughly with the availability of broadband services. Aim of the following paper is to analyze the students' view on the relationship between social dimension of Web 2.0 technologies and e-learning within education. The meaning of the key concept of social dimension of Web 2.0 is…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Constructivism (Learning), Foreign Countries, Social Environment
Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Magzan, Masha; Juric, Visnja – Online Submission, 2009
The study focuses on the use of technology to design an electronic learning community for students. The importance of social experience in education and social participation through communication is examined through discussion boards of two different freshmen courses offered at Zagreb School of Economics and Management (ZSEM). Effectiveness and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Communities of Practice, Inquiry, Distance Education